Ministering To Someone Else’s Family

Ministering To Someone Else’s Family

Amy and I have never lived near immediate family. This has meant lots of driving on holidays. Mom has never been just around the corner when the kids were sick, and Dad has never been... Read More »

What Is the Business of the Church?

Luke 19:11-29 Introduction: Webster’s dictionary defines the word entrepreneur as “one who organizes and assumes the risk in a business venture in the expectation of gaining a... Read More »

JEREMIAH: THE WEEPING PROPHET

Text: Jeremiah 1:1-12 Introduction: In his book The Message of Jeremiah, Derek Kidner writes, “In the last decade of the longest, darkest reign in Judah’s history, two... Read More »
A Consistent Heart (Part Three)

A Consistent Heart (Part Three)

This is the first of several weeks we will consider a heart for ministry by examining it through the lens of Paul’s message in Acts 20. We begin this week by seeing the need for... Read More »
Seeing God (part 1)

Seeing God (part 1)

The best stories begin with God: “The Lord said to him [Elijah], ‘Go back the way you came, and go to the Desert of Damascus. When you get there, anoint Hazael king over... Read More »
“The Glory Of Christ” (Part Three)

“The Glory Of Christ” (Part Three)

This week we are preparing for the celebration of Christmas by considering the glory of God. Monday we saw that glory rejected by men—and the glory of God depart from Israel.... Read More »
Sauntering

Sauntering

“I am old and move slowly.”     ~Socrates   When I was a much younger man, I used to run several miles a day. When my knees gave out I began to... Read More »

Gladly!

Psalm 100 is one of the great songs of thanksgiving in the Bible. It calls us to realize that we belong to God our Maker (vv. 3-4), and to praise Him for His goodness, mercy, and truth... Read More »

Major Questions About Missions

Text: Acts 13:1-13 Introduction: For many years I have been deeply involved in the missionary programs of the churches I’ve pastored. Mission conferences, mission budgets, and... Read More »
I Got a Hammer

I Got a Hammer

If I had a hammer, I’d hammer in the morning, I’d hammer in the evening, All over this land.       ~Pete Seeger   Scripture: Judges... Read More »
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